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Nude Figure of a Girl Dancing

Bela Lyon Pratt

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Marble
DATES 1910
DIMENSIONS 31 1/8 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (79.1 x 74.9 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Incised at lower right: "B. L. Pratt / 1910"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 15.482
CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Bela Lyon Pratt (American, 1867-1917). Nude Figure of a Girl Dancing, 1910. Marble, 31 1/8 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (79.1 x 74.9 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 15.482. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 15.482_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large square plaque with relief of nude woman dancing. Figure in high relief steps up on proper right foot and twists body with left leg lifted and crossed in front of body. Arms outstretched at sides holding diaphanous scarf behind her. In low relief, two claw-footed decorative tripods holding urn of fire flank figure at sides and oak branches in upper corners. Condition: Good.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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